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why his case could end up in a federal appeals court. a california death row inmate has just hours left to choose his execution method. if you lookout this way there is so many people. it is a beautiful thing. everybody -- got everybody's back. >> helping a devastated community recover. how san bruno neighbors are rallying to help. a smoky fire breaks out in sonoma county. it is 7:30 a.m., this sunday morning, the 26th of september i am julie watts i am here with mr. jim bernard. there was no red flag warning yesterday but temperatures warm
up, and we think fire danger. >> fire danger will remain high with these dry conditions and heat across the interior. we did get a bit of cooling, the fog is back at least for the golden gate. >> where did that come from? >> snuck in overnight stretches through the gate in through berkley. there is fog on the bay resulting in cooler coastal conditions by a few degreeses. probably 10. 90, inbound san francisco probably cool tore day as well but we will talk about those details coming up in your complete forecast. >> thank you. talk a bit more about fire danger later in the show which brings me to our top story. one firefighter is in stable condition after fighting a wild fire in coastal sonoma county. it burned 89-acres as of last night it was 90% contained. the highway is still closed
this morning from valley ford to just south of bodega bay, around 300 firefighters from cal fire, sonoma and local fire departments were called out. at least one structure and several cars have burned the flames knocked down power lines and cut off 911 service to the area for some time. some people were forced to evacuate as police escorted cars through the closed section of highway 1. detores are in place this morning. victims of the san bruno fire and pipeline explosion haven't had much to celebrate lately but that is starting to change. the community is coming together to raise money for victims of the explosion. as don nap shows us their focus on resilience, determination and sense of community ♪ [ music ] ♪ >> reporter: this must be the most up beat event in san bruno in the past two weeks. not only a benefit for community a well, big hug
therapy. >> after such a tragedy, and let everybody see each other's faces again and make it known we are going to come back from this and be better and stronger than ever. >> reporter: holly's family home was destroyed so was the home of joe vazquez's parents. >> if you lookout this way, there is so many people, it is a beautiful thing. everybody got everybody's back they got t-shirts and all this stuff. it is really warm and great. fantastic. >> reporter: friday, crews began cleaning up remains of the once neat neighbourhood sorting out what was recyclable and what was not. >> this is not just a demolition job but a removal of individuals homes, personal belongings, their material. >> reporter: folks may be saturday to see their homes gone but looking ahead to see the ground cleared and chance
to begin anew. home grown dj jimmy stuart junior born and bred in bruno donated $10,000 to his hometown. >> grown up here doing good for myself able to do more trying to do more still doing more. more still isn't done. >> reporter: san bruno is moving on folks here say the community needed a day like this. >> neighbourhood reunion, yeah, i think everybody needed one of these days. >> reporter: don nap cbs 5. >> two oakland investigators are being honored. they were recognized yesterday by the nonprofit group, one thousand mothers to prevent violence they provide support, referrals and ongoing services to loved ones of murder victims. and a mothers group with a different focus rallied in oakland yesterday. the event was called mothers taking a stand against police brutality and gun violence they
honored women whose children have been killed or assaulted by police members of oscar grant's family attended at the vent the man killed by former bart police officer meheserle. grantees family says there will be a series of events focusing on the case. wednesday's scheduled execution of brown is still on. yesterday a federal judge refused to reconsider his denial of a stay but the judge gave him until noon today to choose between a single lethal injection or that previous three drug cocktail the convicted murder told the judge he doesn't know enough about the different methods to make that decision. his lawyer is expected to take the case before marin county superior court in a separate legal change defense can go before 9th circuit court of appeals in our next half hour we will speak with a law expert who will weigh in on the case. the battle over same-sex
marriage is spreading beyond california's boarders once again. ten states filed legal briefs saying they, not the courts should get the final say. the states also argue the constitution does not require marriage to include same sex couples. prop 8, california's ban on same-sex marriage has been ruled unconstitutional but it is still under appeal. among the states filing the brief against gay marriage, florida, indiana, michigan, virginia, and utah. well, from lady gaga to the white house don't ask don't tell has been a hot topic. here to break it down is santa clara university law professor. thanks for joining us. a lot on those topics this week senate democrats couldn't get enough votes even though earlier this month a u.s. district judge ruled the policy was unconstitutional what does
that ruling mean for the few which are of don't ask don't tell? >> i think we will find out what that means in the next few weeks. judges asked both sides to tell her how broad the injunction should be. it could mean we have one district judge declare that nationwide the policy has to be stopped or we might decide it has a smaller effect only on the people in the suit. >> legally speaking when you say don't ask don't tell is a policy, is it a law? a policy. >> a federal law enacted that says if you are a military personnel you cannot actively discover the sexual orientation of a member and if you are a member of the military you don't have to reveal or shouldn't reveal your sexual orientation. >> now when president obama was on the campaign trail he said he was going to repeal don't ask don't tell and now, technically he has the ability to do that, right? in light of this ruling, he could file an unjunction that would immediately end the policy and a lot of gay rights
groups are coming out why aren't you doing this but it is my understanding the justice department said if he repeals it, it could have negative consequences is there a legal reason why he is choosing not to repeal it. >> it is a little more complicated than that. president obama could potentially direct the department of justice not to for example appeal the ruling of the district judge but this is a congressional policy i think what he is waiting for, to congress to repeal its own policy which he would sign into law. he is stuck waiting for congress to do this but he could direct the department of justice not to appeal these rulings. >> congress tried to do it this week or democrats did. apparently right now the pentagon is working on a study how to incorporate gay members into the military. to this week, the senate voted should we wait for that study to be finished or repeal the don't ask don't tell now democrats couldn't get enough votes what is next?
what is the next option? >> it could be called to vote later after the study is finally done, but we can also look at what courts are doing just friday there was a court -- a federal court seattle that ruled that major wick had to be reinstated an army nurse also suggesting the don't ask don't tell policy as it applied to her was unconstitutional. the major goal proffered by the department of justice and the military have been that allowing same -- sorry homosexuals to serve openly would effect unit cohesion and military readiness but these courts in california and seattle found in fact own service does not -- open service does not effect hoe high or readiness. >> that is what is pentagon is studying now? >> yes, hopefully will report will shed data on this does it
in fact effect unit cohesion. >> thanks for joining us. we appreciate your incite. >> thank you. >> a lot more ahead. not so warm of a welcome for nancy pelosi. where protestors were waiting to greet her. >> now 88 daycounting the new hope for ending our state budget crisis. mark leno tells us what lawmakers hope to accomplish by tomorrow [ mom ] my son ryan didn't know his voulez-vous
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pelosi was in well, protestors greet house speaker nancy pelosi in south carolina she was in charleston to give the key note speech at an naacp banquet. 3 dozen republicans demonstrated outside because she may call to extend tax cuts this week. republican leaders want the vote delayed until after november elections. after 88 days and countless closed door meetings there is finally a break through in the state budget stale mate. phil matier spoke about what comes next. >> good morning joining us is mark leno who has experience as an assembly man and supervisor here on the county level. my question first off why does it take so long to get a budget done? >> a part of that and we can come back to this later
currently we have a two thirds majority threshold one of only two states in the country that puts the power in the hands of the minority they have all signed pledges they will not support tax for any reason whatsoever. we are taking addition off the table and have to do only subtraction. they have interest only in keeping it delayed they are not going to get what they want all they can do is obstruct. >> we hear that. two thirds majority, rhode island has it. arkansas. >> yes smallest state in the country. >> but they are not over budget, not over the time limit. new york has a simple majority they are in trouble. illinois has a simple majority they are in trouble. why not just get the work done. sacramento, sit down and get it done. >> okay are there differences, we are the only state, california alone has a two they shoulds both to pass the budget
and raise revenue to that the governor after all that then get as line item veto. no state in the country has that. we are the only ones but we started this year, this calendar year in january, each of the budget subcommittees, there are four in each house started going through line item by line item in subcommittee to decide if they wanted to take what the governor proposed or some form of it in his january budget or something else all together. that takes months and months usually by june we have a budget conference committee document. >> at that didn't happen. >> that got delayed. >> democrats in the assembly couldn't agree with those in the senate then you have the republicans that say no new taxes but then you have those that if you give them a vote on the tax they would not necessarily go for it either. you say change the rules but the player may not necessarily play by the rules. it comes down to five people in a room. most of us sitting out here
going why. >> i am not here to defend big five i think it is less than transparent i think the big five played less of a role this year than in past years but, the alternative is 120 members negotiating the finer points to have budget. traditionally and the big five has only been in existence for 15, 20 years the last two or three big item, education and a few other big items would be determined in the big five everything else would pretty much stay in place. the other point here that should not go overlooked, a governor who is engaged. a governor who is engaged not just in august, september, but from the spring on,. >> that is nice but a little on the partisan side let's be honest you had a state assembly leader, john perez with a budget, no cuts, totally unrealistic he was floating that around for months as the aelection approaches and then when we finally get numbers
half of them are even when i am in the halls of sacramento people are winking and nodding can you believe these projections everyone seems to be in suspended reality >> i can't speak other than with a partisan perspective that is who i am but basic philosophical debate for many many years one side says starve the best of government. ronald regan says government is not the solution it is the problem and the other philosophy which is mine and my democratic colleagues, we built the 8th largest economy in the world because we had a foundation of a very strong public infrastructure, education, transportation, water systems that worked higher education with that in place, you can build a strong private sector. >> state lawmakers have been in talks this week and they hope to have a final agreement by tomorrow. guess we will have to wait and see. we are all waiting with baited breath for that and your
forecast sir >> we have an agreement. >> on the forecast? >> yeah. >> well, i am enjoying it i am sure folks in the east bay getting triple digits not so much but hey, here in the city it is beautiful. >> the big warm up was on the peninsula and coast yesterday we saw 90 downtown san francisco. 70s and 80s at the beach not so much today. here is the reason why as you see fog and low cloud sneaking back into the golden gate here, early this morning extending across the bay to berkley but doesn't go very far north or south interior will continue to look at mostly sunny and warm conditionings even as the coast cools off a bit, as we can see across downtown lots of blue sky, knock the edge off temperatures south bay also, looking at clear skies, haze in the air quality taking a hit as a result of the stagnant air mass and we are taking the edge off those temperatures mid-90s today, mid-to upper 90s as we continue warm mostly sunny a
few patchy low clouds, down into the mid- to upper 80s. not so many low 90s across the peninsula and at the beach cooler today but a brief cool down by tomorrow warming up again great weather for all kinds of festivals and goings on around the bay. art and wine festival, mid-to low 90s this afternoon as once again air quality will suffer over the next couple days until the stagnant aromas moves out we will see more mixing in the atmosphere. that will bring a return to the strong on shore push and cooler conditions will result through the end of the week and into next weekend. slight cool down at the coast, still warm across the interior and it will heat up again tomorrow as that on shore breeze ever so fickle, will disappear by tomorrow. so we will get another bump in the beginning of the week.
today mid-to upper 90s for the hot spots, upper 80s east bay and peninsula cooling back, 70s, 80s. low 70s for today, not quite as toasty as yesterday as we take a look here, what have we got going on, rhythm and blues festival, sunny and warm upper 70s, to low 80s with the five day forecast indicating temperatures peeking out here tomorrow and then cooling down a bit gradually through the week and by next weekend we will end up back into pretty much normal temperatures for this time of year as we see things cooling off as the coastal air conditioner kicks in again by the end of the week. >> i have to say, i was half expecting it to be svelterring, well into the -- sweltering well into the evening but it wasn't that bad. >> the old records back in the
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back. >> helping a devastated community recover how san bruno neighbors are rallying to help. a smoky fire breaks out in sonoma county. impact on travel and emergency services welcome back it is just about 8:00 a.m. i am julie watts here with jim bernard we have that meteorologist intuition we started talking fire weather yesterday there was no red flag warning. >> still isn't. >> but clearly there is fire danger. >> clearly low relative humidity, warm temperatures across the interior will continue for the next couple days, we see a heat wave kicking in here even though we are seeing cooling at the coast as a result of low clouds and fog sneaking back into the bay overnight that is not going to effect the interior temperatures i think it is prudent to say high fire dangers will likely continue as temperatures remain warm through mid-week. we will talk more about that
later on. >> looking forward to that. that leads me to our top story one firefighter is in critical but stable condition after he was injured while fighting that wild fire in coastal sonoma county the fire burned 89 acres as of last night it was 90% contained flames broke out around 1:00 p.m. yesterday afternoon highway 1, bodega bay the highway is still closed valley ford just south of bodega bay. firefighters from cal fire, and sonoma county and local firefighters were called out. one structure and several cars have burned the flames knocked down power lines and cut off 911 service to the area. some people were forced to evacuate as police escorted cars through the closed section of highway 1. detours are still in place this morning. >> victims of san bruno fire and pipeline explosion haven't had much to celebrate lately but it is starting to change.
they are coming together to raise money for victims of the explosion they are focused on resilience, determination and sense of community. >> reporter: this must be the most up beat event in san bruno in the past two weeks or so since the devastating gas line explosion and fire not only a benefit for community a kind of well, big hug therapy. >> after such a tragedy, and let everybody see each other's faces again and make it known we are going to come back from this and be better and stronger than ever. >> reporter: holly's family home was destroyed so was the home of joe vazquez's parents. >> if you lookout this way there is so many people. it is a beautiful thing. everybody got everybody's back they got t-shirts it is really warm, great, fantastic. >> reporter: friday crews began cleaning up remains of the once neat neighbourhood sorting out
what was recyclable and what was not and trying to trade carefully on memories. >> this is not just a demolition job a removal of individuals homes personal belongings their material they are respectful they are in someone's home. >> folks may be sad to see their homes gone but looking ahead to see the ground clear and a chance to begin anew. home grown dj, jimmy stuart junior donated $10,000 to his hometown. >> growing up here and doing good for myself able to help out wish i could do more, trying to do more, work still isn't done. san bruno is moving on folks say the community needed a day like this. >> yeah, i think everybody needed one of these days. >> done knapp cbs 5. >> two oakland homicide investigators are being honored for helping the families of
murder victims they were recognized by the nonprofit one thousand mothers to prevent violence they provide support and referrals and ongoing services to loved ones of murder victims. and a mothers group with a different focus rallied in oakland yesterday the event was called mothers taking a stand against police brutality and gun violence they honored women whose children have been killed or assaulted by police. members of oscar grant's family attended this event he is the man killed by former bart police officer meheserle. there will be a series of events focussing on the case as maze earless sentencing date approaches. >> -- meheserle's sentencing date approaches. the the fastest growing drug problem across the nation. in cities across the country, dea set up collection points where people could turn in unused drugs. the response was overwhelming. he went to sleep and never
woke up. >> reporter: april is one of many who have lost a child to prescription drugs. >> they need to be treated as loaded weapons. >> reporter: much like the popular gun buy back program they are sponsoring this one day prescription drug take back program at police precincts across the country a relief for many like candace fitzgerald in oakland who has been trying for some time to safely does postof this bag of drugs. >> how do you get rid of them? hazardous household waste told me to grind them up and mix them with kitty litter and put them in the trash. >> reporter: it may not be a great option but grinding up unused drugs is one of the best options for keeping them out of the hands of teens. complicated, yes that is precisely the reason who i john martin of the dea is sponsoring today's event. >> trying to get those out of the medicine cabinet so they don't potentially get on the street. >> reporter: studies show most
people who abuse prescription drugs like these get them out of the medicine cabinets of family and friends. but experts say you better think twice before flushing them or throwing them away. according to the dea saturday's drug take back program was an overwhelming success as evidenced by these full bins in oakland by midday. a positive sign for mothers like april who he know all too well the tragic results when these drugs get into the wrong hands. >> i want no one else, ideally, to have to suffer from this. >> reporter: now experts warn that flushing those unused drugs down the toilet can contaminate the water supply the best option is mix them with kitty litter or coffee grounds before throwing them out. battle oversame-sex marriage is spreading beyond california's boarders, 10 states have filed legal briefs saying they not the courts should get the final say. the states also argue the constitution does not require
marriage to include same sex couples. prop 8, california's ban has been ruled unconstitutional but still under appeal. among the states filing the brief against gay marriage. florida, indiana, michigan, virginia and utah. time now, 8:06 a.m. a federal judge cleared the way for the first execution in california in 4 years. death row inmate albert brown is set to die by lethal injection at san quentin wednesday. it is drawing mixed reaction. here santa clara law professor, thanks for joining us today. this is an interesting topic with a lot of loopholes there is a lot of things i didn't even know about. let's talk about the one thing we do know. this judge five years ago basically said he was stopping lethal injection because it caused great physical pain now five years later he is saying i will give you a second option
of lethal injection and it won't cause pain is that how this is going? >> when the judge ruled five years ago he was looking at a different procedure since that time the state has new procedures how they would administer the lethal injection but the procedure is essentially the same, the same three drug combination to kill someone. this time judge fogle instead of holding hearings again said i don't have enough time to look at it carefully i will let it go forward quite frankly that surprised and stunned many in the legal community and public as well. >> reporter: what surprised me the most about our conversation off camera was the reason he doesn't have enough time these drugs are about to expire, right? >> the government filed a brief yesterday saying their dosage expires october 1. it is not clear that was disclosed to the court before yesterday, but once the drugs expire they can't be used and the
manufacture indicated new drugs will not be available until after the first of the year. >> if they do not go forward wednesday is when it is set for, by october 1st the execution drugs will have exspired they won't have the option until january. >> that should be the case although the way these executions procedures have continued over the past, we don't know any more if they will say go ahead with expired drugs, go ahead with drugs that are not valid we are in an area of real legal day i don't say and questions how this -- questions how this should proceed. >> reporter: so they will head back to court monday to argue the state didn't follow mandatory procedures do you think they had a case? sounds like a lot of arguments. >> procedures were just approved end of august right before they went and got a new execution date. so they haven't been tested in the court and the court needs to review them it is a question whether the state court which
is where they will be monday will say we need to stop the execution to review these procedures more carefully. >> reporter: let's talk about the difference the previous five years ago the execution included a three drug cocktail my understanding this new option the drug put forward he is telling brown you can choose the previous option the three drug cocktail which some times didn't work and it was a painful way to die or a new one drug that apparently is in theory would work quicker and be less painful? >> the interesting thing is the judge has really given them a choice there is not really a one drug option. the state has promulgated regulations which is a three drug combination that had 6 out of 1 executions malfunction -- 13 executions malfunctioned and had problems but he told the defendant you can have the state violate state law and choose an option that is not
part of the regulation i don't think the defendant even has the right to make that choice i think the judge should not have put mr. brown in the position of saying the state can violate the state law. >> how interesting. this will be a very interesting court battle something tells me it will not end wednesday. >> the troubling thing is when we are going to go to the business of trying to kill someone we should go about it softly, carefully and make sure it is constitutional. >> thank you you shed a lot of light on this topic we appreciate your time this morning. >> thank you. still ahead, 88 days and counting the new hope for ending our state's budget crisis and the goal lawmakers hope the reach by tomorrow. republican leaders announce their plan, to take control of congress i am joel brown on capitol hill. we will explain coming up what? i didn't buy this cereal to sweet talk your taste buds it's for my heart health. so i can't have any? if you can deprive me of what can help lower my cholesterol...
what were the facts? fact: march 7, 2000. brown asks voters for new mayoral power to appoint school board members. he gets it, and promises better schools. but the drop out rate increases 50%. the school budget goes into a 100 million dollar deficit. the schools become so bad the state has to take them over. it was "largely a bust," he admitted. jerry brown. failure as governor. failure as mayor. failure we can't afford now.
welcome back. time now 8:14 a.m. state lawmakers hope to have a final agreement on the budget by tomorrow. california's budget is a record breaking 88 days over due. friday the governor's office said they had reached the framework of an agreement but they didn't release any details right now california faces a $19 billion budget deficit. well, this fiscal mess is what california's next governor has to look forward to. right now the race for that job is in a dead heat. democrat jerry brown and
republican meg whitman are tied in the latest field poll they each get 41% among unlikely voters, 18% are undecided. men, women, whites, latinos, independents are all divided. it is going to be an exciting november. >> more than 15 years ago republican party launched its contract with america and it was a winning formula allowing the party to take back control of congress. now gop is trying to recreate that success. joel brown shows us the new pledge to america and why some conservatives are not so happy about it. republicans say their pledge to america showed how they will turn things around if they win in november. >> our government failed us. >> gop leaders paid a visit to a small business in virginia thursday to roll out their proposal calls for cutting
$100,000 out of government programs except the military it would leave bush era tax cuts in place for everyone and repeal president obama's health care plan replacing it with a smaller version. >> with this pledge republicans will save the american dream as it drowns in a sea of red ink. we will not allow the torch of liberty to be mortgaged. as they unvailed the plan republican leaders called on democrats to join them and start work on it right away but that is unlikely most democrats made it clear they reject the pledge to america. >> if this is imply meanted, what we are going to see, is the infliction of a plague on america. >> as for voters, polls show the economy and deficit are top concerns, the ones we talked to had their own proposals. >> stop spending more money than we are taking in. >> forget about health care and worry about the people losing their homes. >> i would like for them to
start working together you know, not be so separated. >> but with mid-term elections less than 6 weeks away, chances of both parties starting to work together are pretty slim joel brown cbs news washington. time for a check of the forecast another butte it will day, a little -- beautiful day a little fog outside. >> tiny little finger of fog coming up the coast sneaking through golden gate into berkley but it is not going very far north or south. cooling effect will be confined to the shore line and bridge. clear conditions to continue outside of that finger of fog as we lookout across the bay bridge a little more sunshine across the embark kerr row with temperature -- embark kerr row with temperatures cooling, maybe not as hot as yesterday looking across our mount vacca cam, a lot of haze in the air
over the bay that will continue next couple days as we have a very stagnant air pattern across the region which will likely continue with warm temperatures for the interior as once again we can expect conditions to remain hot and dusty through the beginning of the week. some cool down anticipated by mid-week as we return to a coastal pattern for this time of year across the interior, we will look for a few degrees cooler, mid-to upper 90s for the hot spots and mid-to low 80s as you head back toward east bay cooler yet at the beach upper 60s. low 70s. watsonville and santa cruz reported 100 in santa cruz and 88 in watsonville most of the heating took place across the peninsula and at the beach. great weather for festivals continues as we see mill valley looking at their fall art festival temperatures in the
mid-80s. air quality will take a hit as we see a stagnant air pattern. tail end of this front clips the region tuesday night into wednesday. as this crosses the north we will get more mixing in our pattern and that will result in better air quality and cooler temperatures. a little dip in coastal temps continue to warm inland heat up again tomorrow as tomorrow will probably be the hottest day of the week and beginning tuesday, down a few degrees warm spot mid-90s prevailing upper 80s east bay hills and cooling upper 70s to low 80s on the peninsula and back to the beach cooler there as well as 49ers are out of town kansas city antiques and collectibles event at candlestick. there you go. raiders in phoenix, 105 there today. way hot as we look for upper 90s for the hot spots low 100s
likely tomorrow across the region temperatures will likely peak tomorrow and cool down will take us back to near normal coastal air conditioner will kick in by next weekend. a miniheat wave, they typically last 3 days. >> i love it when you give me what i asked for i asked for a heat wave and the warmest day is on my day off monday. i appreciate it sir. well, still ahead, santa clara has banned toys in happy meals now the idea is catching on. where toys are being targeted next. >> plus about to be game over for a whole bunch of bay area kids. the sports programs that may soon get the axe ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
the way of santa clara county and ban toys in kids meals. a committee of board of supervisors will hear it tomorrow. it would make it illegal to have toys in it exceeds calories, fat sugar and salt. the restaurant industry says the proposal is an example of government regulation, going too far. well, the budget cuts in one south bay city may soon impact thousands of its youngest residents the police activities league or pal will be cut immediately in san jose. glen ramirez reports on what sports will be eliminated and how the program could be saved. >> reporter: it is no secret sports keep kids off the streets and out of trouble. for more than 40 years san jose's police activities league has been teaching kids how to
legally swing kick and hit but now pallet is trying the dodge a potential knock out blow >> never once i ever thought there would be any cuts to our program. >> reporter: the sergeant who runs 12 sports programs for 12,000 kids in the south bay knows at that day has finally arrived. >> we are taking massive cuts across the board. >> reporter: last year at the same time five officers were administering all of the sports programs here then last june one officer retired and was not replaced then this past monday two others were reassigned to patrol duties leaving just two officers doing the work of five some sports now will definitely have to be cut and there are questions as to whether or not the entire pal program can survive. >> this program doesn't work all these kids will be out of sports and out on the street because a lot of programs are being cut at high school level. when you don't have it at high school level they come here. if this one is cut here they
have nowhere to go. >> rj castro is a parent and coach he says volunteers like him will have to step up even more than they do now if they want to keep pal alive. >> we've lost a couple maintenance folks so we've got to turn the lightings off lock the gates those are the people we will need more of the ones willing to do that first off because maybe they don't want the responsibility but definitely more volunteers to step up. >> reporter: san jose police brass also have a plan officers currently assigned to desk duty could be reassigned to help with pal but the keep kids out of trouble officers know they will have to do more with less. in san jose. some bay area college sports programs may also be in danger because of money problems uc berkly's chancellor is expected the announce tuesday which of its athletic programs will be cut to bridge a $13 million budget gap. football, basketball and
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